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Naxals trigger landmine blast in Jharkhand`s Dumka, eight killed

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 18:31

At least eight people were killed, and seven others were injured when a vehicle carrying poll personnel was blown up by suspected Maoists near Asna village in Dumka district on Thursday.

Railway construction company official abducted in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 22:41

A supervisor of a railway construction company engaged in laying track has been kidnapped by unknown armed men in Naxal-affected Hazaribagh district, police said on Friday.

Naxal killed in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 14:13

A suspected Naxalite has been killed and another apprehended by the CRPF in Khunti district of Jharkhand early Tuesday.

Five security personnel injured in encounter with Maoists in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 20:45

Five security personnel were on Friday injured during an encounter with the Left-wing guerrillas in Kumandih Jungle of Latehar district.

Maoist leader, wife arrested in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 19:44

A Maoist leader and his wife were arrested from their native Khirakhand village under Bhandaria police station in Naxal-affected Garwah district, police said on Saturday.

Two powerful landmines seized by security forces from Jharkhand

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 16:46

Two powerful landmines were recovered and a PLFI training camp destroyed following an encounter between the security personnel and ultra outfit PLFI in Jilingburu jungle of naxal-hit Khunti district, police said

One arrested in Jharkhand Naxal attack

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:06

A Maoist, who is on bail, was arrested from Pokharia village in Dumka district in connection with July-2 attack on Pakur SP and others at Kathikund.

Over 1,000 killed in Maoist attacks in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 13:54

Around 1,100 people, including 426 security personnel, have been killed in Jharkhand since it was carved out of Bihar in November 2000, police data show.

Tearful farewell to SP killed in Naxal attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 13:12

Slain Pakur SP Amarjit Balihar was on Wednesday given a tearful farewell at the Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) premises with Governor Syed Ahmed and several senior government officials placing wreaths on the body.

Jharkhand Naxal attack: No prior intelligence inputs of attack, says DGP

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 23:50

Jharkhand Police chief Rajeev Kumar said there was no prior intelligence inputs about the Maoist attack on a police convoy which left the Pakur Superintendent of Police and five other policemen dead.

BJP blames President`s rule in Jharkhand for spurt in Maoist violence

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 23:16

BJP demanded removal of Jharkhand Governor accusing the administration in the state under President`s rule of failing to rein in left-wing extremism.

Lest we forget - Jharkhand, another Naxal hotbed

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 20:11

This was certainly a first-of-its-kind attack by the Naxals. Targeting a Congress rally and killing the leaders exposed the most heinous face of the Naxals.